Dr. Matt McSweeney

Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for the Sensory Research of Food

Education

University of Guelph (PhD)

University of Guelph (Bachelor of Science with Honours, major Food Science)

 

Courses (2018-2019)

Nutr 2333 (Understanding Food Science)

Nutr 4103 (Food Analysis) and lab

Nutr 4223 (Sensory Evaluation of Food) and labs

 

Research

  • The production of low GI food products and their sensory characteristics
  • Sensory evaluation of new health food products and investigation of health claims' interaction on consumer's liking of a product
  • Investigating the connection between satiety and sensory properties of food
  • Working with local food companies to help produce new and interesting food products
  • Evaluate local consumer trends and what drives their liking of food products using new and innovative methodology

 

Teaching Interests

I am interested in teaching students what characteristics drive their liking of foods and furthering their knowledge of food products by helping them to create their own product.

 

Centre for the Sensory Research of Food

For more information on the lab, check out the CSRF page